Posted on 10/18/2021 at 03:13 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Back-to-school must also be on the minds of some of our go-to writing sources. Both Writer's Digest and Joanna Penn...

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Posted on 10/18/2021 at 10:07 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The adage that everything comes back into style eventually may be a bit of an exaggeration. But some trends do...

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Tagged As: Writing advice

Posted on 10/17/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Penny Sansevieri’s latest post on book marketing doesn’t require any technical skills. Still, it might not be easy for some...

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Posted on 10/16/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Frances Glessner Lee, through her dioramas of crime scenes, taught police officers to be more observant. But this godmother of...

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Tagged As: Mystery, Writer's Digest

Posted on 10/15/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The pressure to come up with consistent content can feel daunting to even the most social-media-enthusiastic authors. So thank goodness...

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Posted on 10/15/2021 at 10:37 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Some writers (and people) don’t struggle with perfectionist tendencies. But many do, and it can hold them back personally and/or...

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Posted on 10/14/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You may think of them by a different name or description, but you’re certainly aware of Big Issue novels, as...

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Posted on 10/14/2021 at 11:43 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sandra Wendel has years of editing under her belt. So of course she’s picked up on certain writerly tendencies. In...

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Posted on 10/13/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ve been sharing posts about the supernatural and conflict-causing characters; now it’s time to roll those themes into one single...

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Posted on 10/13/2021 at 11:22 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You know your main character needs someone — or something — to fight against, in order to keep readers turning...

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